19 Jan '11, 12am

Piers Morgan gets big CNN debut, but beaten by Palin: LOS ANGELES - MORE than two million people watched the CNN...

LOS ANGELES - MORE than two million people watched the CNN talk show debut of Piers Morgan - but even the draw of an interview with Oprah Winfrey was no match for Sarah Palin on rival Fox News. CNN said on Tuesday that 2.099 million people watched Piers Morgan Tonight on Monday - a 219 per cent increase on the average audience for veteran Larry King's previous show in that spot. But the Fox News show Hannity, which featured an interview with Tea Party favourite Sarah Palin, drew 2.3 million viewers, according to ratings data. Morgan, an ebullient British former newspaper editor and reality TV judge, was appointed last year to replace King at CNN, which has lost audiences in recent years to its more partisan left and right-wing rivals at MSNBC and Fox News. US critics gave a mixed reception to his first outing, with some blasting his fawning approach to Winfrey, and others ...

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